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Baeckea robusta
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Baeckea robusta is a shrub found along the west coast Western Australia.

The erect and slender shrub typically grows to a height of 0.9 to 2.6 metres (3.0 to 8.5 ft). It blooms between June and December producing white to white-pink flowers.

It is found on sand plains and around limestone outcrops in the coastal parts of the Mid West and extending south into the north west of the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia where it grows in sandy soils over laterite or limestone.

The species was first formally described by the botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in 1864 in the work Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae

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